November 29, 2011

Authors Trivia Quiz

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Qmark_130Famous authors live the most interesting lives. When they aren't writing award-winning novels, they become involved in the most exciting adventures and have such interesting stories to tell. Sometimes these personal adventures even make appearances in the authors' books! For today's Trivia Tuesday, I bring you a quiz about the lives of my favorite authors.

  1. What character was J.K. Rowling asked to play in the Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone movie?
    A) Molly Weasley
    B) Minerva McGonagall
    C) Lily Potter
  2. Percy Jackson author, Rick Riordan, once went to college to study what musical instrument?
    A) Tuba
    B) Guitar
    C) Violin
  3. What special day was Meg Cabot married on?
    A) April Fools Day
    B) St. Patrick's Day
    C) Fourth of July
  4. How many books did Gordan Korman have published before he graduated high school?
    A) 3
    B) 4
    C) 5
  5. Dav Pilkey chose to set the Captain Underpants series in Piqua, Ohio because this town hosts what event each year?
    A) Underwear Festival
    B) Toilet Bowl Appreciation Day
    C) Comic Book Writing Day
  6. R.L. Stine says he began writing at what age?
    A) 7
    B) 9
    C) 11
  7. What type of make-up does Baby-sitters Club author, Ann M. Martin, hate to wear because it feels weird and smells funny?
    A) Eye shadow
    B) Lipstick
    C) Blush
  8. Before she wrote The Hunger Games (for ages 12 and up), Suzanne Collins wrote scripts for
    A) Movies
    B) Plays
    C) Television

Post your answers in the Comments below and check back next Tuesday for the answers!

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  1. catmagic

    1.lily potter
    8.television
    thats all i know love suzanne collins the hunger games catching fire and mockingjay best books ever so want to read them again im gonna read her other series greggor the overlander

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  2. catmagic

    **SPOILER ALERT**
    cool quiz love the hunger games just finished mocking jay and saw movie cant belive finnick and prim died

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  3. bloodhoundmuseam3

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  4. dolphinbrain37

    1)LILY POTTER
    2)TUBA
    3)ST. PATRICKS DAY
    4)4 BOOKS
    5)UNDERWEAR FESTIVAL
    6)11 YEARS OLD
    7)EYESHADOW
    8)PLAYS

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  5. captainsilver1

    suzunne collins is really cool she made a book called gregor the overlander and it rocks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11

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  6. falliscool

    What character was J.K. 1.Rowling asked to play in the Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone movie?
    C) Lily Potter
    2.Percy Jackson author, Rick Riordan, once went to college to study what musical instrument?
    B) Guitar

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  7. ninjadragon99

    1. What character was J.K. Rowling asked to play in the Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone movie
    C) Lily Potter
    2. Percy Jackson author, Rick Riordan, once went to college to study what musical instrument?
    B) Guitar
    3. What special day was Meg Cabot married on?
    C) Fourth of July
    4. How many books did Gordan Korman have published before he graduated high school?
    A) 3
    5. Dav Pilkey chose to set the Captain Underpants series in Piqua, Ohio because this town hosts what event each year?
    A) Underwear Festival
    6. R.L. Stine says he began writing at what age?
    A) 7
    7. What type of make-up does Baby-sitters Club author, Ann M. Martin, hate to wear because it feels weird and smells funny?
    B) Lipstick
    8. Before she wrote The Hunger Games (for ages 12 and up), Suzanne Collins wrote scripts for
    C) Television
    I probably got most of those wrong….ah well, great questions!

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  8. Starrninjarawr

    1. C) Lily Potter
    2. B) Guitar
    3. A) April Fools Day
    4. C) 5
    5. A) Underwear Festival
    6. B) 9
    7. B) Lipstick
    8. C) Television

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